Developing What Works Best
BID Learning Network
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OUR
BELIEF

Better data,
plus better
decisions
will lead to
better health
outcomes.

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FOLLOW OUR
PROGRESS IN 
DEMO COUNTRIES.

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map launches
to track our
progress
facility-by-
facility.

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BID
LEARNING
NETWORK

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at the BLN Discussion
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OUR
VISION

Countries’
health services
are empowered
by improved
data collection,
quality and use.

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BID INITIATIVE
PHOTOS & VIDEOS

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look at BID
in the field
and BLN
meetings.

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News From The
BID Learning Network

Jul 4, 2017

BLN Webinar: Lessons Learned in Scaling Up – How TDH is Deploying an m-Health Application in 600 Clinics in Burkina Faso

The BID Learning Network (BLN) invites you to view a webinar entitled “Lessons Learned in Scaling Up: How TDH is Deploying an m-Health Application in 600 Clinics in Burkina Faso.” In 2013, Terre Des Homme (TDH) together with the Ministry of Health in Burkina Faso developed the Integrated e-Diagnostic Approach (IeDA), an innovative m-Health strategy that combines the use of mobile technologies and quality improvement methodologies for the Registre Electronique des Consultations (REC), an electronic registry for patient consultations.

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Get Involved:
Participate

The BID Learning Network is your network. Get involved and help shape the outcome.

The BLN brings countries together to identify shared problems and test shared solutions that can be applied in a few countries and then deployed at scale in many.

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Community
News

Jul 21, 2017

The power of data

The BID Initiative is partnering with the Ministry of Health in Zambia and Tanzania to introduce a series of data use and data quality interventions to improve immunization services. With better data, health workers can avoid stock-outs, identify defaulting patients, and better measure their performance against neighboring facilities.

Jul 20, 2017

This Bill Gates-backed fund wants to ‘disrupt’ vaccine delivery in poor countries

At the very top of a tall glass building, in a room overlooking Lake Geneva and Mont Blanc, a group of entrepreneurs are working on new ways to get vaccines to the people who need them most. They’ve come here from all over the world, and they’ve all launched pilot projects in poor countries — everything from wearable health monitors and online mapping tools to vaccine refrigerators that plug into cell towers.

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Our Guiding Principles

This initiative has been built around the following key principles to help ensure its success:

  1. Utilize a coordinated approach.
  2. Country ownership and capacity development.
  3. Interoperability.
  4. Innovation.
  5. Sustainability.
  6. Openness.
  7. Strategic reuse.
  8. Research, monitoring and evaluation.
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Our Comprehensive Approach

Products

Products

From electronic immunization registries to simple pen and paper, all countries have tools to collect data. We will support and enhance systems already in place for improving data collection and analysis.

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Policies & Practices

It’s not just knowing how to use data collection tools. It’s also about being empowered to take data and turn it into information you can use to make informed decisions.

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People

Everyone has something to learn and something to teach. The BID Learning Network is a platform to offer ideas, share perspectives, and provide feedback. It will directly influence the BID Initiative’s approach.

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Packaging

The BID Initiative's holistic solutions will be packaged so that learnings and tools will be available for others to adopt, add to, and tailor to address country-specific issues.

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